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Demba Ba Biography

Demba Ba is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a striker for Newcastle United and the Senegal national team. He played for a number of clubs before eventually joining French club Rouen on a one-year contract in 2005. Following his successful term with the club, he was scooped up by Belgian club Mouscron in 2006. On 29 August 2007, he moved to 1899 Hoffenheim for €3 million and was an integral part of Hoffenheim's promotion to the Bundesliga. In that season he scored 14 goals, which included a hat-trick in a 3–3 game against Stuttgart on 24 February 2009. On 28 January Ba was sold to West Ham for an undisclosed fee based on appearances on a three year contract. On 17 June 2011, Ba signed for Newcastle United on a three-year deal, making his club debut on 13 August 2011 in 0–0 draw against Arsenal. His first goals for the club came on 24 September 2011 with a hat-trick against Blackburn Rovers in a 3–1 home win. A second hat-trick came in a 3–1 away win at Stoke City, taking his league total to 8. Ba was voted as the best signing of the 2011–12 season by Premier League managers in March 2012 and finished the season as Newcastle's leading goal scorer, with 16 goals. Ba has played a total of 16 games for Senegal, scoring four goals. He scored on his debut against Tanzania in June 2007.  

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5 players you didn't know are better than Cristiano Ronaldo at taking penalties in FIFA 17
5 players you didn't know are better than Cristiano Ronaldo at taking penalties in FIFA 17
These five players can beat Ronaldo in a FIFA 17 penalty challenge.
10 biggest chokes in football history
10 biggest chokes in football history
Even the big guns can crumble under pressure.
Luke Shaw sends a message of solidarity for Demba Ba after the striker's horrific injury
Luke Shaw sends a message of solidarity for Demba Ba after the striker's horrific injury
Who better to understand's Demba Ba's condition than Luke Shaw, whose season was cut short last time by a gruesome double leg break.
Will not retire from football: Demba Ba
Will not retire from football: Demba Ba
X-ray of Demba Ba's broken leg reveals extent of injury
X-ray of Demba Ba's broken leg reveals extent of injury
The former Chelsea striker suffered a potential career-threatening injury while playing in China
Demba Ba wakes up from horrific injury in hospital and asks if his team had won
Demba Ba wakes up from horrific injury in hospital and asks if his team had won
Ba has scored 14 goals in the Chinese Super League, but it is unlikely that he will feature again in the near future.
Striker Demba Ba receives apology for horrible accident
Striker Demba Ba receives apology for horrible accident
Demba Ba suffers a potential career ending injury while playing for Shanghai Shenhua
Demba Ba suffers a potential career ending injury while playing for Shanghai Shenhua
The former Chelsea player suffered a horrendous injury in the Shanghai derby match in the Chinese Super League.
Chinese Super League: Club Profile - Shanghai Shenhua
Chinese Super League: Club Profile - Shanghai Shenhua
Everything you need to know about CSL side Shanghai Shenhua
5 players who chose money over their careers
5 players who chose money over their careers
While there are some players who stay at the club without any conditions, there are some who chose money ahead of loyalty.
Rumours: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney offered £100m by Chinese Super League
Rumours: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney offered £100m by Chinese Super League
Manchester United could recoup the fees they paid for Rooney after 12 years of service
7 players who surprised everyone by moving to the Chinese Super League
7 players who surprised everyone by moving to the Chinese Super League
Many high profile players are making the switch to Chinese football in recent times
Premier League Transfer Rumour Roundup: June 25
Premier League Transfer Rumour Roundup: June 25
Three players are linked to Premier League clubs with one of them being a highly rated free agent
Eden Hazard picks his five-a-side team of the best players he has played with
Eden Hazard picks his five-a-side team of the best players he has played with
In a sit down for the club’s official website, Chelsea star Eden Hazard was asked to pick a five-a-side team with players the Belgian winger has played along with.
Besiktas vs Liverpool - Statistical Preview
Besiktas vs Liverpool - Statistical Preview
Besiktas are missing are number of key players for their second leg Europa League tie with Liverpool and come into this fixture on the back of a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Eskisehirspor. The Black Eagles must rely on their home support if they are to overturn their first leg deficit.
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